A Practical Treatise on the Law of Slavery (Hardback)
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Slavery (Hardback)

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Hardback 476 Pages / Published: 30/04/1969
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1837. Excerpt: ... 8. Skinner V. Fleet. Aug. T. 1817. 14 John's. Rep. 263. The court held, that where a slave ran away from his master, who was an inhabitant of the state of Connecticut, and came to New-York, where he was taken and sold by his master to a person in New-York, but whose residence was in Connecticut, and who was temporarily engaged in business in the city of New-York, the sale was valid under the act of 1801. 1 K. & R. 614; and the slave was not entitled to his freedom. The case is not within the mischief intended to be guarded against by the statute. 9 Hogg v. Keller et al.. Nov. T. 1819. 2 Nott and MiCord, 113. Trespass for whipping the plaintiff's negro. Defendants, to JuS-The psai tify under the patrol law, that the negro's pass did not state where "tatewhere he was going. Verdict for defendant. the 8lave,8 00 to go; It IS Per Cur. Colcock, J. The law does not require a master to sufficient if state, in every pass, to what place the negro shall be permitted to B le6ae'6 go. It is sufficient if it express a leave of absence for such a time; f"cified 2 Brev. 231. The defendants, therefore, were guilty of a trespass on the plaintiff's property, and he is entitled to a verdict. New trial granted. (XIX.) OF THE EMANCIPATION OF SLAVES. (A.) By Deed. 1. M'cutchen et al v. Marshall et al. January T. 1834. 8 Peter's Rep. 220. Justice Thompson, in speaking of the right of owners to eman-Emancipacipate their slaves, uses these words: "As a general proposition, t,0an, it would seem a little extraordinary to contend, that the owner of strained or property is not at liberty to renounce his right to it, either abso-quallfied' lutely, or in any modified manner he may think proper. As between the owner and his slave, it would require the most explicit prohibition by law t...

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780837107486
Number of pages: 476
Weight: 1089 g
Dimensions: 230 x 150 mm
Edition: New edition

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